The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 19 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Reuters 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.71% 0.85% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 2.47% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £475 £305
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +55.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -40.19%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
40 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.19% 34.32% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 73 60
Average daily rate £500 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reuters across the Docklands, London region.

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reuters across the Docklands, London region.

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Reuters also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reuters.

1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Eikon
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Reuters also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eikon
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Market Data Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Market Data Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus